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  • Tim Carpenter
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Tim joined CST Industries as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Storage Division. Tim has more than 20 years of experience in the industrial manufacturing and services industries. Prior to CST, Tim has worked for market leading firms including United Technologies, Gardner Denver, Rexnord, Kaydon and Dayco. Tim earned his MBA in Strategy and Marketing from the University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and his BBA in Business from Eastern Michigan University.

  • Jim Hickey 
    Chief Financial Officer

    Jim joined CST in 2019 as CFO. Jim has over 20 years of experience in financial leadership roles within the industrial manufacturing industry.  He comes to CST from Rotation Dynamics Corp, a global manufacturer of roller related products, where he was the CFO since 2002 and played a key role in growing the company to the #2 position worldwide.  Before that success, he has held leadership positions at Atlantis Plastics Films and Borden, Inc.  He has extensive experience in leading finance, accounting, budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning for organizations.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southern Illinois University.

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  • Matt Gregg 
    Vice President

    Matt joined CST in 2014. Matt has more than 23 years of experience in leading manufacturing and commercial excellence. Before joining CST, he has held various executive management roles with National Steel, Emerson and Rexnord. Matt earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.

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  • Greg Hentschel 
    Vice President, Global Engineering

    Greg joined CST in 2010 and has more than 20 years of experience in engineering, product development and product management. Prior to CST, Greg worked as an engineer and then head of product management at SPX. From there he transitioned to VP of Engineering at Columbian TecTank, CST Storage and now VP of Global Engineering for CST. Greg earned his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Missouri – Columbia and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Greg has ten patents in various fields ranging from acoustics to heat transfer.

  • Erik Carson 
    Vice President of Global Sales

    Erik joined CST in 2001 and has held various sales leadership positions in the domestic and international markets.  In his current role, Erik is responsible for sales efforts for all CST products globally.   Erik earned his B.S. in Business from Pittsburg State University with emphasis in Marketing and Accounting.  Erik is based out of CST Industries corporate office in Kansas City, MO.

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  • Tom DeDonder 
    Vice President, Construction & Services

    Tom is Vice President of Construction and Services and has been with CST for 11 years and has held many roles for CST. His current responsibilities include oversight of all construction and field service activities, along with a focus on developing the after-market service business. Tom has 20 years of experience in construction, project management, and field operations. Before joining CST, he worked for Koch Industries and Burns & McDonnell. Tom earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University.

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  • Brad Barkley
    Vice President, Global Operations & CST+

    Brad joined CST in 2015 as the Vice President of Operations & Manufacturing. In his current role, Brad is responsible for CST’s Global Manufacturing and Quality functions as well as CST+, Lean Business System.  Brad has extensive experience with Strategy Deployment, Toyota Production Systems, Lean, Six Sigma and continuous improvement activities. Before joining CST, Brad served as the North American Director of Continuous Improvement for WS Packaging Group. Brad earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and is certified in Six Sigma.

  • Jonathan Starmach
    Vice President, Human Resources

    Jonathan joined CST in 2018 and has more than 15 years of experience in human resources. Prior to CST, Jonathan worked as a District Head of Human Resources at Panalpina and from there he was hired to be the Human Resources Director at Tuthill Corporation’s Pump Group Division. Jonathan earned his B.S. in Sociology from Northern Illinois University and M.S. in Human Resources Management at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He has also earned two Human Resources Professional certifications, SHRM-CP and PHR.

Featured Projects

  • Dry Bulk & Liquid Storage Tanks

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